Sebastien Bourdais quickest in accident-marred second practice at Portland

Within mere seconds of each other, Dale Coyne Racing with Vasser-Sullivan’s Sebastien Bourdais saw the highs and lows in Friday’s second practice.

In preparation for Sunday’s Grand Prix of Portland, the two-time winner and 2004 pole sitter posted a best lap of 57.9213 seconds (122.069 mph) around the 1.964-mile, 12-turn road course. Continue reading Sebastien Bourdais quickest in accident-marred second practice at Portland

Bourdais paces opening practice at Portland GP

First Practice Results Picking up where he left off back in 2007, Dale Coyne Racing’s Sebastien Bourdais was quickest in Friday morning’s practice at Portland International Raceway. With a best lap of 57.3975s, Bourdais just barely edged fellow Honda driver Scott Dixon (56.4221s) on the timesheets.  Dixon was quickest in Thursday testing at the 1.964-mile … Continue reading Bourdais paces opening practice at Portland GP

IndyCar Flashback: 2007 Mazda ChampCar Grand Prix of Portland

This weekend, the Verizon IndyCar Series makes its long-awaited return to Portland International Raceway. A former mainstay on the schedule, Sunday’s race will mark the first on the 1.964-mile road course since 2007. For this week’s IndyCar Flashback we profile that 2007 race, which featured several historic elements. Bourdais Outlasts Wilson for 100th Newman-Haas Win … Continue reading IndyCar Flashback: 2007 Mazda ChampCar Grand Prix of Portland